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Jan. 9, 2018

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Biologicals market would reach $3 bn this year, says Koppert

“The growth in the biological market is evident in the annual growth average of around 10%, and this year it will reach US$ 3 billion, which represents 5% of the pesticides market in its totality,” said Luciano Olmos Zappelini from the development and production market department of Koppert, in an interview with Global Agrochemicals.
“In the last 10 years, all the sectors of biological control against plagues and diseases have grown noticeably. The last 10 years in this market have been extremely exciting, as it is a new market,” stated the executive.
Zappelini noted that the market of biologicals in Brazil, currently, represents 2% of the volume of pesticides, which in 2015 was worth R$ 9.6 billion. “We can, for instance, measure this growth by the number of biological products registered though the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Mapa), and also due to the excellent work of the Brazilian Association of Biological Control Companies (ABCBio) founded in 2007.”
Another factor pointed out by Zappelini was the rise in professional companies in the Brazilian market that are investing in technology and development of biological solutions against plagues and diseases, the advent of new companies, and the increasing portfolio of the companies that already are in the market of chemicals.
“Currently, Brazil is highlighting the use of biological control because of the over 60 million hectares of grains planted in the country. During the decade of 2000, our country had one of the largest programs of biological control in the world for the sugarcane crop. Following the example of the latter, other crop growers in Brazil noticed the same potential of biological tools for the control of plagues and diseases,” he said in conclusion.

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